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Domestic violence cases rise in India during lockdown

Domestic violence cases in India have increased since the March 24 lockdown with husbands venting their frustration on wives, who have no escape from...

Indian doctors have only ‘raincoats, helmets’ to fight coronavirus

Amid Shortages of protective health gear in India are forcing some doctors to use raincoats and motorbike helmets while fighting the coronavirus, exposing the...

Mass exodus of migrant workers in India during lockdown

INDIA faces a new risk of spreading coronavirus as India’s poorest are fleeing major cities in large numbers. Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers are...

India’s COVID-19 cases swiftly heading 1000; 19 dead

THE number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 873 in India on Saturday (28) with the death toll rising to 19, according to the Health...

UN calls terror attack on Sikh gurudwara in Afghanistan ‘heinous’

THE UN Security Council has condemned the "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attack on a Sikh gurudwara in Kabul that killed 25 people. It said that the...

COVID-19 fears grip South Asia; India cuts rates

India's central bank slashed interest rates in an emergency move on Friday (27) to counter the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic after the...

COVID-19 deaths reach 17 India; country to participate in WHO solidarity trial for drugs

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 17 in the country on Friday (27) and the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 724,...

India and US collaborating on combating COVID-19: Taranjit Singh Sandhu

INDIA and the US are working together on combating the deadly coronavirus and collaboration is underway in the areas of diagnostics and therapeutics of...

India announces $23 billion COVID-19 package; offers cash, free food

India announced $22.6 billion (£18.9 billion) economic stimulus plan on Thursday (26) providing direct cash transfers and food security measures to give relief...

India’s COID-19 cases jump to 649; 13 dead

THE number of coronavirus cases climbed to 649 in India on Thursday (26) and the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 13, with...